EU bid to stem refugee influx stalls on how much to give Turkey

European leaders failed to reach a final agreement on recruiting Turkey to help stem the flow of refugees from the Middle East

15th October, 2015

European leaders failed to reach a final agreement on recruiting Turkey to help stem the flow of refugees from the Middle East, with some eastern member states dragging their heels over how much aid to grant their neighbour.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a news conference that the European Union had a draft accord with Turkey on curtailing the flow of migrants and refugees. She said the figure of €3 billion in EU aid to...

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